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Sara Harberson

Sara Harberson is the founder of Application Nation, which provides personalized advice to college applicants and their families, and Admissions Revolution, a free, on demand video membership that demystifies college admissions. She is the former associate dean of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania and the former dean of admissions and financial aid at Franklin & Marshall College. Sara’s philosophy is that every kid applying to college deserves the best advice.

Recent Posts

College Applications Need Updates to Reflect the Impact of COVID-19

Last week during a Zoom call with my Application Nation - Class of 2021 group (high school[...]

Facebook Live Recap: Ask America's College Counselor (4.30.20)

For this month's rapid-fire Facebook Live Q&A, questions came in from students and parents all[...]

Summer Plans Fell Through? Here's How to Pivot

Over the weekend, our Application Nation - Class of 2021 group pondered an important question:[...]

Is 2020 the Year of the Gap Year?

The gap year option has been around for decades. In the past, only a very small percentage of[...]

Special Edition Facebook Live Recap: June SAT Cancellation & COVID-19

After the College Board announced that the June SAT and Subject Tests are cancelled, parents'[...]

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